Mile News Tagged Hobbs Kessler


St. Pierre, Nuguse win Wanamaker Mile titles

February 11, 2024

New mom St. Pierre breaks her U.S. indoor record; Nuguse near misses his record

From Sam Brief, NBC Olympics

The Wanamaker Mile is the Millrose Games’ flagship and final event. It’s named for department store owner Rodman Wanamaker, whose employees founded the Millrose Games in 1908. The...

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Defending NYRR Wanamaker Mile champion Nuguse to face stellar men’s field

February 07, 2024

“Not only am I stronger and smarter than I was last year, but I will be able to attack this race with a lot more confidence to chase the world record.”; live TV broadcast on NBC and Peacock

From Millrose Games

The 116th Millrose Games on Sunday, February 11, like past editions, promises to be...

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The Best Mile Moments of 2023

December 29, 2023

Record event prize money awarded; record four U.S. high schoolers sub-4 in same race; Nuguse blasts U.S. indoor & outdoor Mile records; Kipyegon shatters women’s outdoor Mile record, Hiltz U.S. record; official road Mile world records recognized, inaugural road Mile World Championship and more!

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Ratified: road Mile world records for Kessler and Welteji

December 07, 2023

"The road Mile is a very American event and we're quite experienced in them. I'm very proud of myself.”

From World Athletics

World records set in the road Mile by Diribe Welteji and Hobbs Kessler at the World Athletics Road Running Championships Riga 23 have now been ratified.

At the...

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Welteji, Kessler crush world records to win inaugural world road Mile titles in Riga

October 01, 2023

"The road Mile is a very American event and we're quite experienced in them. I'm very proud of myself.”

From World Athletics

Ethiopia’s Diribe Welteji and USA’s Hobbs Kessler shattered the world records to win two thrilling road Mile races at the World Road Running Championships Riga 23 on...

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Superstar Faith Kipyegon headlines inaugural World Road Running Championships Mile

September 25, 2023

Free livestream; $50,000 prize purse available

By Jon Mulkeen of World Athletics

Faith Kipyegon showed with her 5000m world record earlier this year that she doesn’t fear the unknown.

She had raced just twice over the distance before that, some eight years prior. But she took on – and ran...

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Olympians, NCAA Champions, World Championship Competitors Headline Falmouth Elite Mile

August 10, 2022

Guaranteed $25,000 prize purse plus time and event record bonus money available too for 26th edition on Saturday, August 20

From Falmouth Road Race

FALMOUTH, Mass. - Falmouth Road Race, Inc., organizers of the Falmouth Elite Mile, an invitational Mile open to males who run sub-4:00 and...

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Rising stars, veterans to clash in WHOOP Men’s Wanamaker Mile

January 11, 2022

Recent Wanamaker runner-ups and Tokyo Olympians Josh Kerr & Olli Hoare headline top international field; watch the 114th Millrose Games LIVE on NBC from 2:30-4:30pm EST

NEW YORK - At the 114th Millrose Games, Tokyo Olympic bronze medalist Josh Kerr of Great Britain and fellow Olympic finalist...

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The Best Mile Moments of 2021

December 30, 2021

Nick Willis’ record 19th consecutive year sub-4, Hobbs Kessler – 12th U.S. high schooler sub-4 – sets prep indoor Mile record, two more father-son sub-4 combo club members and NCAA Indoor champion Cole Hocker leads youth charge highlight another pandemic year

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HS Boys Athlete of the Year: Hobbs Kessler

October 20, 2021

Prep indoor Mile and outdoor 1500m record setter and Olympic Trials qualifier: "I could have run a lot faster than I did, but I’m not super worried about that. Who really cares about high school PRs? I would rather not have them represent me.”

By Jeff Hollobaugh, Track & Field News

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